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Nico Vilgiate


Executive Vice President

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Professional Summary

Nico specializes in representing companies in the acquisition, leasing, sale & disposition of commercial real estate throughout LA County with a focus on office and flex product. In both 2020 & 2019, he was awarded the Everest Club designation that is a Top Ten Producer nationally for Colliers.  Recently, he  represented Microsoft with leases in Santa Monica, Santa Barbara and Playa Vista, CENTRL Office in Arts District in downtown LA, FTI Consulting in Century City as well as Downtown LA, Titmouse Animation in Burbank, North Hollywood and Hollywood and EIKON Productions in Burbank to name a few.  Nico started his commercial real estate career in Los Angeles in 1994 and has over 26 years of experience.  He was  born, raised and currently resided in Los Angeles.  His experience includes over 28 million square feet of leasing and sale transactions, which includes high-rises in downtown LA, mid-rises in Pasadena, studios in Burbank and creative office space in Santa Monica. He is dedicated to providing his clients proven results while maximizing leverage and minimizing risk.

Nico is an engaged member of Urban Land Institute, CoreNet Global, LACRA, the Jonathan Club and also actively involved in supporting several charitable organizations like Shane's Inspiration, Reef Check & Heal The Bay.

He has been happily married to his best friend for over 14 years and  has  an amazing 10 year old daughter.  He  graduated from CU Boulder in 1992 and Loyola High School in Los Angeles in 1988.  He is  an avid waterman (surfer & Scuba Divemaster) & mountaineer (fly angler, mountain biker & skier) and enjoys the outdoors and all that entire planet Earth has to offer.


As a top producing broker in Los Angeles, I have received the following awards:

  • Colliers Everest Club Top 10% Producer (2019 and 2020)
  • Colliers Max Green Circle of Excellence (2014-2020)
  • Top Ten Producer in Los Angeles (2004-2012), CBRE
  • Top 225 Producer in the Nation (2009), CBRE
  • “Top 75 Brokers” (2004 & 2008), Real Estate Southern California
  • Unity Award (2002), Insignia/ESG
  • San Gabriel Valley Broker of the Year (2002-2005)
  • CoStar Power Broker (10+ years)
  • Rising Star Award (1996), Los Angeles Business Journal


Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Colorado, Boulder

Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR), CoreNet Global

Senior Leader of Corporate Real Estate (SLCR), CoreNet Global

Memberships & Involvements

Nico previously held board positions with two non-profit organizations: Shane’s Inspiration and Reef Check, where he still maintains active membership. Shane's Inspiration develops playgrounds across the U.S. for children with disabilities and Reef Check promotes saving both coral and rocky oceanic reef ecosystems. He also supports City of Hope, Luminaries benefitting the Doheny Eye Institute and Heal the Bay. He is also a member of the Jonathan Club, Los Angeles Town Hall, the American Oceans Campaign, the Surfrider Foundation, Loyola Alumni Association and University of Colorado’s Buff Club.



  • Access Property Services
  • Blue Print Post
  • Cascadia Capital
  • Cusumano Real Estate Partners
  • Eclipse Advertising
  • FTI Consulting
  • KPMG
  • Lather, Inc.
  • Lion Real Estate Group
  • Meylan Davitt Jain Areivan & Kim
  • Microsoft
  • Moviola
  • Northern Trust
  • ONNI Group
  • Reading International
  • Rising Real Estate Partners
  • Second Street Ventures
  • Titmouse Animation
  • Vulcan Materials
  • W4
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Worthe Real Estate Group


“Nico is a dynamic presence in the commercial real estate arena. As a real estate attorney, I have had the pleasure of working with him on a number of projects. His knowledge of the real estate industry as a whole, and of the Los Angeles area in particular, is superb. He is the consummate professional who knows everyone in town and who delivers fantastic results for his clients. I would highly recommend Nico.” —Tim McGinity, Partner, Allen Matkins



Building Consultancy, Business Brokerage, Cost Management, Disposal Advice, Financial Analysis, Investment Properties, Lease Administration, Lease Advisory, Project Leasing, Transactions Services, Asset Resolution Services, Business Development, Business Space Lease Advisory, Institutional Capital Markets, Location Advisory and Incentives, Site Sales, Sustainability Services

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